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FSKAX vs VTSAX: Which One is The Best?

As you build an investment portfolio, you will need to consider a few things. First of all, are the funds coming in with high fees? A fund with a higher fee can be night in a day to one that has low costs.

FSKAX vs VTSAX are prime examples of some of the best brokerage companies trying to win over customers with their top-of-the-line mutual funds.



What is a Total Market Index Fund?

A total market index fund is a mutual fund that tracks or mirrors the total market index. The index can be the CRSP index of the Dow Jones U.S. Total Market Index.

FSKAX is the name of the Fidelity Total Market Index Fund, and it is the main competition for Vanguard’s VTSAX. Fidelity created FSKAX to give its customers a share of every stock on the U.S. market.

FSKAX: Fidelity Total Market Index Fund

The fund was created in 1992 by the Vanguard group to track the CRSP Total Market index. It has grown in popularity with much of the FIRE movement, especially since it created the popular exchange-traded fund (ETF) VTI.

VTSAX: Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund

They have a similar amount of stocks that they have under management. Their performances are comparable (VTSAX has had better performance over the last ten years). Their expense ratios are some of the lowest (FSKAX is cheaper).

FSKAX vs VTSAX: Similarities

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